BREAKING NEWS: Possible Agreement Reached on Farm Bill

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There appears to be agreement "in principle" when it comes to the Farm Bill. Our Washington reporter, Jim Weisemeyer, says the bill is now waiting for final scoring estimates by the Congressional Budget Office.  He says that's according to Republican Senate Ag Chairman Pat Roberts of Kansas, but he says Roberts says it's premature to say there is a complete agreement.

Weisemeyer also said Roberts expects the Farm Bill to be considered as a standalone bill, rather than being attached to spending legislation.

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